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Silk Sector Witnessing Steady Growth in its production

The production of raw silk in the country is estimated to be 33,840 MT in 2017-18 as against 30,348 MT in 2016-17. This information was given by Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta in the Rajya Sabha today. He said, the estimated cumulative annual growth rate of Silk sector is based on the progress of silk sector during the last five years. Tamta said, the Government of India has…
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Global Sources spring 2018 trade shows to feature more than 9,000 booths

Global Sources will host its 2018 spring trade show series at Hong Kong's AsiaWorld-Expo from April 11 to 30. With more than 9,000 booths, attendees will be able to meet suppliers face-to-face and see the latest products at four events. Global Sources Electronics is the company's flagship show. Comprising two phases, Consumer Electronics and Mobile Electronics, it will feature 6,600 booths of the hottest electronics products from verified suppliers. Exhibitors…
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DUKE unveils its Spring Summer New Zealand’18 Collection

Indian fashion lovers, preparing their wardrobe for the summer can now fall back on our delectable spring summer’18 collection from Duke Fashions inspired by the fashion culture of New Zealand. As a fashion capital New Zealand is one of the most important cities of fashion designers of international repute and this by itself gave us a challenge on this way we wanted it for our Duke Fashion shoot. Duke has…
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New Textile Policies announced to reincarnate its revenue

The readymade garment sector is the largest contributor to the country’s overall textile exports and employs about 12 million persons now. The Union Textile Commissioner Kavita Gupta revealed that the relief package announced in 2016 boost the garment and made-ups sectors to create around lakh new jobs in the country. The provision of 240 days’ employment per year for workers under Section 80JJAA of the Income Tax Act to150 days…
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CITI and MCX signed a MoU at ATEXCON 2018

To help the textile industry to combat cotton price volatility and risk management through cotton contracts, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) and Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) on Cotton Price Risk Management. At an event attended by more than 400 delegates from India as well as from other nations such as Switzerland, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Netherlands to…
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Kavita appealed for contaminated-free Cotton Fibre

Indian cotton has the highest intrinsic value and the Textile Commissioner, Kavita Gupta appealed to the trade to ensure that the fibre is contamination-free and not adulterated. Only clean fibre can be sold at a premium. The Textiles Ministry has targeted to double the textile production in the next seven years. With the domestic production of textiles at 110 billion US Dollar and exports and trade at 40 billion US…
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